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Full Bug
06-16-2004, 12:52 PM
'FUCKING' villagers vote against name change


'F*CKING' villagers vote against name change
Residents of an Austrian village called F*cking, have voted against changing the name.

The 150 or so people who live in the village debated the issue after roadsigns kept being stolen - many by British tourists.

Spokesman Siegfried Hoeppl, said, "Everyone here knows what it means in English, but for us F*cking is F*cking - and it`s going to stay F*cking - even though the signs keep getting stolen."

He said the name came from Mr F*ck and his family who settled in the area 100 years ago, and added "ing", meaning village or settlement.

The villagers didn`t find out about the English meaning of the word until Allied soldiers stationed in the region in 1945 pointed out the alternative meaning.

Local newspaper editor Menhardt Buzasa said there had been an increase in the number of signs being stolen, and said British tourists were usually blamed.

"I do not agree it is just the British. F*cking is universal. Germans use it as much now as the British, and it also means the same to the Americans, Australians and anyone in the English speaking world," he said.

Similar votes on a name change have taken place recently in neighbouring Austrian towns Wank am see and Petting, as well as in Vomitville and Windpassing.
I think I would rather live in Fucking then say Vomitville or Windpassing.....:D

06-17-2004, 04:01 AM
:D I've seen stranger names given little small villages and towns. In my home state of Michigan we have a small town named 'HELL'! I'm not kidding! It's about an hour or so drive from Detroit. There's a little store there that sells t-shirts that says "I've gone to Hell and back!"

Hell, Michigan. And in the winter months it does freeze over.....


Hollywood Jesus
07-07-2004, 02:45 PM
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